Rain Tracker Model: RT-40A
Vehicle-Specific Installation Instructions
The instructions included with the product tell you how to install a Rain Tracker. This page gives special vehicle-specific information. Print this page using your browser's print function.
These instructions apply to these vehicles, which all have similar wiper systems:
VOLKSWAGEN CABRIO 95 - 02
VOLKSWAGEN CABRIOLET 85 - 93
VOLKSWAGEN CORRADO 90 - 94
VOLKSWAGEN EUROVAN 92 - 03
VOLKSWAGEN FOX 87 - 93
VOLKSWAGEN GOLF, GTI 85 - 98
VOLKSWAGEN JETTA 82 - 98
VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT 90 - 97
VOLKSWAGEN QUANTUM 82 - 88
VOLKSWAGEN RABBIT 82 - 84
VOLKSWAGEN SCIROCCO 82 - 88
VOLKSWAGEN VANAGON 82 - 91
Wiring Diagrams and Drawings:
1998 VW Jetta- Drawing applies to all application vehicles listed above. Print this.
RT-40A - HSS (Hot Side Switching)- Included with product, so print only if needed.
Troubleshooting procedure- Print out if needed.
Wire colors used in this vehicle:
+12V - BLK/GRY
GROUND - BRN
FAST - GRN/YEL
SLOW - GRN
Special Rain Tracker Installation Notes for this vehicle:
Write the wire colors of the vehicle on the HSS drawing, and follow that
when you wire up the Rain Tracker. Use the factory drawing as a reference
to help you find the wires. Some models and years may vary slightly in wire colors.
Factory drawings can be wrong, so, confirm wire colors with a multimeter.
All wiper system wires are available at the wiper switch. They can usually be accessed
by removing one or two access panels (Kick Panels) and, possibly, the shrouds surrounding the
+12V may be YEL/GRN.
The RT-40A does not utilize the FAST windings of the wiper motor. Please disregard any references
to FAST that appear in these instructions.
The Rain Tracker wiper control system is compatible a wide range of windshield transmittances and thicknesses This page generated by vehicle data file name: vw_jetta_98.vehCopyright 2008 Hydreon Corporation All rights reserved. / www.hydreon.com / E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org